Rohesia: rosè without compromise

The first vintage of Rohesia has been such a thrill for us. And now, this new rosé — vinified from the same grapes used for our flagship wine, Teresa Manara Negroamaro — is in its second vintage. But it's already become a wine that stands out from the crowd. The second incarnation has been even more positively received than the previous. It's thanks to this wine's strong identity and the fact that it doesn't compromise on any level: It's a wine whose integrity has never been shaped by fleeting trends of the marketplace.

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Teresa Manara Chardonnay “Dieci Settembre” (“September 10”)

September 10 was a particularly meaningful date in the 2013 harvest: It was the date we picked the last bunches of our Chardonnay. We harvested them just as they were enjoying the last rays of summer sunlight and the cool mornings that announce the arrival of fall. This day was also the culmination of a patient wait that had been devoted to the grapes in a small zone in our Teresa Manara vineyard.

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The eleventh vintage and a new label

A tradition of seeking excellence… This is the concept behind the new Fiano Alticelli. With its classic golden yellow color, this wine heralds the arrival of the warmer light of summer. And it serves as a link to the grape's mysterious but undisputed origins in ancient Greece where it was greatly coveted by the citizens of Athens.

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Negroamaro, new thoughts on the grape name’s origins

Above: Negroamaro grapes ready to be picked (image via the Cantele Flickr). Harvest will begin soon in Puglia. When Alfonso Cevola aka @ItalianWineGuy mentioned that he would be speaking this week on Negroamaro and Xinomavro at Texsom in Dallas (the annual Texas sommelier conference), I decided to revisit the current research on the origins of […]

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Where there is a will there is a way…

Over on the Cantele Flickr, Paolo and team posted the below photo (amazing, no?) yesterday with the following quote: Se volere è potere, allora volare è potare? The play on words, comes from a popular twentieth-century Italian saying, volere è potere: where there is a will, there is a way. In other words, anything is […]

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